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Historical Events In April - 12

Monday, 23 May 2022

1913  Gabor Jodal, composer on April - 12.  

1914  On this day in history armen Alchian, American economist  

1914  Josef Nesvera, composer, dies at 71 on April - 12.  

1915  Emil [Theodore] Petaja, US, sci-fi author (Star Mill, Tramontane) on this day in history.  

1916  On April - 12 brian Connell, writer/broadcaster  

1917  Bijou Theater opens at 222 W 45th St NYC (Demolished 1982) on April - 12.  

1917  M Marie Widlow, St Louis Mo, softball pitcher (Hall of Fame 1957) on April - 12.  

1918  On April - 12 18th earl of Derby, English landowner/multi-millionaire  

1919  On April - 12 british Parliament passes a 48-hour work week with minimum wages  

1919  Istvan Anhalt, composer on April - 12.  

1920  On April - 12 h R Hewitt, CEO (Johnson Matthey)  

1921  On April - 12 a W Mabbs, archivist  

1922  Frantisek Ondricek, composer, dies at 64 on April - 12.  

1923  On this day in history the birth of Maria Callas, Italian opera singer  

1926  Dutch Catholic Radio Broadcast (KRO) forms on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history gen Chiang Kai-shek begins counter revolution in Shanghai  

1928  Assassination attempt on king Victor Emmanuel II of Italy on this day in history.  

1930  On April - 12 4th Test Cricket WI v England ends in a draw after nine days  

1931  On this day in history joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager  

1932  On this day in history emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo  

1933  Moffatt Field commissioned on this day in history.  

1934  Highest velocity wind ever recorded on Mt Washington, NH, 231 mph on April - 12.  

1934  Winds gust to 231 MPH on Mount Washington NH on this day in history.  

1935  A Royal Proclamation sets design of Canada's new Jubilee Silver Dollar on this day in history.  

1935  On April - 12 "Your Hit Parade," debuts on radio  

1937  On this day in history sir Frank Whittle ground-tests the first jet engine designed to power an aircraft at Rugby, England.  

1938  On this day in history uS law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY)  

1938  1st US law requiring medical tests for marriage licenses (NY) on this day in history.  

1938  Feodor Chaliapine, Russian author (Man & Mark), dies at 65 on this day in history.  

1939  G Kulin discovers asteroid #1489 Attila on this day in history.  

1940  On this day in history italy annexes Albania  

1941  Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep Detroit Red Wings in 4 games on April - 12.  

1942  On this day in history 9th Golf Masters Championship: Byron Nelson wins, shooting a 280  

1942  On April - 12 johannes E Akkeringa, Dutch painter/etcher, dies at 80  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 12

Famous People Born On This Day In History

0812  On this day in history birth of muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835)  

1484  Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on this day in history.  

1500  On April - 12 birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist  

1526  Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on April - 12.  

1550  Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on April - 12.  

1577  On this day in history birth of christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)  

1579  Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on April - 12.  

1626  On this day in history birth of paul Hainlein, composer  

Famous Deaths In April - 12

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0065  On this day in history death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist  

0238  On this day in history death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)  

0352  Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on this day in history.  

0434  Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on this day in history.  

1125  On this day in history death of vladislaus I of Bohemia  

1443  Death of Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 12.  

1550  On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53  

1555  Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on April - 12.  

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